Marcie Campbell, OTD, OTR

Dr. Marcie Campbell is an Assistant Professor and Director of Research and Grants for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program at the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Kinesiology from Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas. She earned her Occupational Therapy Doctorate from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee with a focus on neurological evaluation of pediatric patients with complex movement disorders.

Before her education and professional experiences in occupational therapy, she worked with children in various capacities and settings for many years. As a licensed occupational therapist, she has clinical experience in numerous settings, including pediatric occupational therapy in inpatient rehabilitation at Cook Children's Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas, outpatient therapy for the Autism Treatment Center in Fort Worth, Texas, and home health in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. Additionally, she served for seven years at Grand Prairie Independent School District.

While a pediatric occupational therapist at Grand Prairie Independent School District, Dr. Campbell helped develop, acquire, and oversee grants from the Texas Education Agency for Innovative Services for Students with Autism: totaling $4.7 million. She created a sensory-motor support certification for teachers and paraprofessionals to learn the foundations of development and how to support students with unique sensory and motor needs. This program also incorporated sensory motor curriculum and dedicated spaces in the special education classrooms that included swings, balance beams, stepping stones, therapy balls, scooter boards, and many sensory tools to meet the students' needs. She has experience in curriculum writing, program development, and building sensory and motor lab spaces for campuses as well as for a transition center for the district. She served as a mentor for new occupational therapy team members and fieldwork students.

Dr. Campbell is passionate about engaging the community and supporting families of children with special needs. Some initiatives she has developed include partnerships with local parks and recreation departments and school districts to host special events and training. Dr. Campbell is passionate about innovation, education, and diversity and inclusion. She has presented at the district and regional levels and enjoys collaborating with leaders and partners in the community.

Dr. Campbell is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and Texas Occupational Therapy Association and has published research related to professional behavior expectations for occupational therapy students.